The day in pictures — December four, 2017

Jordan Perdomo, AFP/Getty Images Supporters of the presidential candidate for Honduras’ Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla, set fire to a barricade to block the passage between San Pedro Sula and El Progreso, 200 kilometres north of Tegucigalpa, on Dec. 4, 2017. Honduran electoral authorities concluded a recount early …

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Why Russia should be banned from Winter Olymics

British bobsleigh racer John Jackson found out last month that he had been awarded a retrospective bronze medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a result of the Russian doping scandal. Ahead of a decision on whether Russia should be allowed to compete at the 2018 Games in South …

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The civil war and humanitarian crisis explained

Yemen has been plagued by civil war for the past two years. Sky News explains who is fighting who and why. What’s happening in Yemen? Yemen is racked with a devastating civil war and massive humanitarian crisis. UNICEF recently reported that a child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen. Some …

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US Supreme Court backs Donald Trump’s ‘Muslim travel ban’

The US Supreme Court has agreed to allow the full enforcement of Donald Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries. Seven of the court’s nine justices granted a request from the President’s administration to lift injunctions that had partially blocked the ban on travellers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria …

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